A few lucky Volt owners at the Los Angeles Auto Show were the first members of the general public to lay eyes on the much-anticipated second generation Chevrolet Volt.
When General Motors created the original Chevrolet Volt, the car was hailed as a technological marvel. If anything, it was criticized for being over-engineered.
Though Cadillac’s new CEO and former Infiniti boss Johan de Nysschen is not known to be overly fond of electric vehicles, he has yet to put the brakes on the electrified plans of GM’s luxury brand.
Last week Mark Reuss, GM’s executive VP of global product development, confirmed that a new large sedan entrant to the Cadillac lineup known as the CT6 will arrive in fall 2015 and will come with a
It is not uncommon in the auto industry for an upcoming redesign to hurt sales of the outgoing model. GM must hope that is the case with the current Chevrolet Volt.
Though the occasions are few and far between, any time an electric vehicle goes up in flames it generates negative publicity for the nascent EV industry.
Ford has announced a project to charge electric vehicles with solar power on a truly impressive scale. Okay, so not all of the megawatts – okay, megawatt – will be devoted to EV charging.
Automakers are well aware of the range limitations of their battery electric vehicles.
Nobody really expected much out of the 2015 Chevrolet Volt. After all, the big redesign is coming next year to rejuvenate GM’s flagship plug-in hybrid.
General Motors is serious about electric vehicles, and it makes good ones.
However, poor gas mileage is starting to become a pretty big deal. With strict new federal fuel economy regulations just over the horizon, GM needs to improve the fuel economy of their large SUVs.